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January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) led a successful effort to secure a one-year extension for the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) recently as part of the omnibus government funding bill that was signed into law earlier this month. The HCTC helps dozens of Maine retirees, specifically retired workers from the Twin Rivers Paper Mill in Madawaska, afford health insurance. 

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January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) and a bipartisan group of his colleagues from the Problem Solvers Caucus joined National Economic Council Director Brian Deese and members of White House economic policy team today for a conference call to discuss the road ahead for further COVID-19 relief legislation. 

Following the meeting, Golden released the following statement:

January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) today voted against waiving the requirement that retired and former servicemembers take at least seven years between their military service and serving as secretary of defense.

January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) voted today in favor of an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol last week. The measure passed on a bipartisan vote of 232-197. 

Golden released the following statement after his vote:

January 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — After a mob of violent insurrectionists assaulted the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced his support for an article of impeachment against the President of the United States today for his role in the deadly attack. The article of impeachment, introduced by Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01), would impeach the president for inciting insurrection.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement today following hours of violence in which a mob overtook the United States Capitol in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election: 

December 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement today after it was announced that legislation to provide COVID-19 relief and to fund the government through Fiscal Year 2021 had been signed into law by the president:
 

December 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressmen Jared Golden (ME-02) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced today that they had defied party leaders and secured a provision to block a pay raise for members of Congress in the government funding bill that passed Congress last night. 

December 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) announced that the COVID-19 relief package that passed Congress and was signed into law included $200 million for logging and log hauling businesses that have been seriously impacted by the pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) released the following statement after the passage of bipartisan legislation to provide COVID-19 relief to millions of Americans and to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year: 

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In The News

March 19, 2019 In The News

FARMINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jared Golden shared his support of universal health care for all citizens during a town hall meeting Tuesday at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

It was his first town hall since being elected in November, he said.

March 19, 2019 In The News

FARMINGTON, Maine (WABI) - A health-care focused Town Hall meeting in Farmington gave area residents a chance to speak directly to their Congressman.

Second District Representative Jared Golden held the event at Franklin Memorial Hospital Tuesday night.

March 18, 2019 In The News

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, and Congressman Jared Golden want the IRS to reopen Bangor's Taxpayer Assistance Center.

The IRS decided to shutter that facility which provides free help.

March 16, 2019 In The News

Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.

March 15, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON -- Senator Angus King (I-ME) and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation today to level the playing field for the logging trade with other agricultural fields, ready young Mainers for good jobs in the forest products industry, and support Maine's family logging businesses.

March 11, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Maine went toe-to-toe Friday on the floor of the House of Representatives with a Republican leader over a Democratic proposal to ease voting and promote public financing of campaigns.

March 9, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A package of more than 100 federal lands bills that the U.S. House of Representatives passed last week includes the Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act.

The Senate had passed the omnibus lands bill earlier last month. So, now all that is needed for it to become law is the president’s signature.

March 8, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed HR 1, the Democratic-backed election reform bill that includes an amendment from Maine 2nd District Rep. Jared Golden providing the rules for public financing for congressional races.

February 27, 2019 In The News

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden on Tuesday laid out what he called his “health care road map.”

During last year’s tough 2nd Congressional District race, Golden said, “I told Mainers I would work to help make good health care available and affordable for everyone.”

February 26, 2019 In The News

Federal legislation sponsored by Maine Reps. Jared Golden and Chellie Pingree, both Democrats, will allow clam and worm harvesters to continue to work in intertidal zones around Acadia National Park, and will also allow the park to expand through a 1,400-acre donation on the Schoodic Peninsula.

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